The Telluride Association Summer Seminar (TASS) is a free summer program for high school sophomores and juniors rooted in critical thinking and democratic community. At each site, a factotum team manages and facilitates multiple aspects of the seminar program: managing daily program logistics, facilitating student community and wellbeing, and assisting instructors. We seek factotums for our Summer 2023 programs.
The MBTA Assistant Chef is responsible for working with the Head Chef to coordinate menus and grocery orders for lunch and dinner meals for two days at the Michigan Branch of Telluride Association (MBTA). The Assistant Chef is also responsible for supporting the general kitchen operations and ingredient/meal preparation under the direction of the Head Chef. Kitchen staff must maintain a high standard of cleanliness, consistent with State of Michigan Health Codes, both of the kitchen and their person. Duties include but are not limited to coordination with Head Chef on menu and grocery planning, preparing lunch and dinner meals on scheduled meal shifts that meet all house dietary needs and restrictions, supporting Head Chef in ingredient and meal preparation on prep shifts, and cleaning of food preparation utensils, pots, and equipment. This position reports directly to the MBTA Head Chef, with support from the Michigan Program Manager.
Every year, Telluride Association hires faculty for the Telluride Association Summer Seminar (TASS). TASS combines the close, interdisciplinary consideration of texts and ideas in a discussion-based seminar with the opportunity for students to engage in meaningful service, community-building, and self-governance outside of class. The TASS-CBS program is focused on topics in critical Black studies, while the TASS-AOS program is focused on anti-oppressive studies. This six-week summer program is offered free of charge to all participants.
The call for proposals for 2023 summer program faculty is closed. The call for proposals for 2024 summer programs will open in Spring 2023. For more information on teaching at TASS, or to reach out about teaching at a future TASS, please see our faculty page.
Telluride Association is committed to antiracism, equity, and inclusion in our programs and our workplace. We encourage those with similar values to apply. We are committed to building a diverse staff, and we encourage applications from people of color, women, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities. Telluride Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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